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About Matthew Knight

Matthew Knight completed his M.A. in Celtic Languages & Literatures from Harvard University in 2005 and received an M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida in 2009. He is currently completing his dissertation at Harvard on the Irish language revival in 19th-century Irish-American newspapers.

As Director of the Special Collections department at USF, he works extensively with the Dion Boucicault Theatre Collection, the Alvin P. Yorkunas Collection, LGBT collections, and the Irish Studies collection.


Present Assistant Librarian / Assistant Director of Special Collections, University of South Florida
Present USF Tampa Libraries, University of South Florida

Curriculum Vitae

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  • Irish-American Newspaper Press
  • Irish Rebels and Revolutionaries
  • The Path to the Easter Rising, 1916
  • Fenianism and the Irish Literary Revival
  • The Irish in America

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